An introduction to Living Labs


An introduction to Living Labs

Pieter Ballon (IBBT-SMIT, VUB)


Living Labs are a relatively recent type of test and experimentation platforms. They are focused on real-life experiments, user-driven co-design and open innovation. Over the past few years, around 300 Living Labs have sprung up across Europe. Despite this success, several questions remain as to their relationship to innovation theories, methodologies, and impact.



The Speaker:

Pieter Ballon, who leads several European Living Labs projects and is International Secretary of the European Network of Living Labs, will provide his insights into the Living Lab phenomenon.